Explore Your World

The expanding universe

This intriguing website puts our Sun at the centre of a virtual universe and allows you to explore the known cosmos on your computer screen. You can start with an image of the Sun and then zoom out through the solar system and beyond into other galaxies, getting an appreciation for the scale of the known universe and our tiny place in it. Along the way, the guided tour offers snippets of information about the stars and human exploration.

Visit the Stars Website here